"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.